10 June 2016 Simulation study of a high power density rectenna array for biomedical implantable devices
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
The integration of wireless power transmission devices using microwaves into the biomedical field is close to a practical reality. Implanted biomedical devices need a long lasting power source or continuous power supply. Recent development of high efficiency rectenna technology enables continuous power supply to these implanted devices. Due to the size limit of most of medical devices, it is imperative to minimize the rectenna as well. The research reported in this paper reviews the effects of close packing the rectenna elements which show the potential of directly empowering the implanted devices, especially within a confined area. The rectenna array is tested in the X band frequency range.
© (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
John Day, John Day, Hargsoon Yoon, Hargsoon Yoon, Jaehwan Kim, Jaehwan Kim, Sang H. Choi, Sang H. Choi, Kyo D. Song, Kyo D. Song, "Simulation study of a high power density rectenna array for biomedical implantable devices", Proc. SPIE 9802, Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2016, 980217 (10 June 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2222603; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2222603
PROCEEDINGS
15 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

Repetitive 4-mm-range back-wave oscillator
Proceedings of SPIE (July 07 1993)
Experimental studies of vircator
Proceedings of SPIE (September 07 1995)
CMOS chip for biomedical telemetry with hf power supply
Proceedings of SPIE (December 10 1996)
Reflex-diode high-power microwave source on Aurora
Proceedings of SPIE (March 31 1990)

Back to Top